This is a model 6520 Dietzen surveyor's elevation measuring grade rod. Handsome wood and brass surveyor's measuring stick. The rod has Dietzen # 6520 noted on one side of the stick. The piece was made in the USA. The stick still has a numbered face with yellow background on it. No split or missing pieces that we can ascertain. The measuring stick in compressed position is 54-3/8” tall, by 2.5" across, by 2.75" wide. Let us know if you have any questions or need additional pictures.
54.75ʺW × 3.12ʺD × 2.75ʺH
Early 20th Century
Minor scuffing here and there which is consistent with age and use.
Boho Chic, Industrial, Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States of America
Brass, Oil Paint, Wood